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Christchurch Botanic Gardens

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Address: 6 Rolleston Ave, Christchurch, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-941 8999
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At the heart of Christchurch's reputation as the Garden City, the Gardens...

At the heart of Christchurch's reputation as the Garden City, the Gardens are a place of ever-changing beauty. Showcasing flora and fauna of New Zealand and other parts of the world, the Gardens feature one of the finest collections of exotic and local plants in New Zealand.

With more than 1.1 Million visitors each year the Botanic Gardens are one of the Christchurch's most popular and well-loved attractions.

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This is a eautiful, varied, peaceful park. We entered from three different directions. Each path was gorgeous and tranquil.

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Brevard, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a eautiful, varied, peaceful park. We entered from three different directions. Each path was gorgeous and tranquil.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great place for a relaxing stroll or picnic in this vast ground with its shady & magnificent old trees and many themed gardens including the Central Rose Garden. Walk or go punting along the picturesque banks of Avon River and spot ducks and trouts in the clear water. A good and convenient rest stop is the new & beautiful... More 

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Maryborough
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Most beautiful gardens - In fact spoke to an English couple who said they're the best in the world! Certainly worth spending time there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easy walking close to the city. From beautiful flowers and trees and lots of open space there is something for everyone when you just want to get back to nature without doing a major workout.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely in spring and summer visit the tropical glass house scented garden and cafe ,see the ducks and let children play in the playground

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent about 2 hours just wandering through the gardens. Beautiful plants, and garden designs. The greenhouses are spectacular along with the cental rose garden. There were lots of staff ensuring the gardens are kept immaculate. Well worth a visit!

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tram tour of the gardens was very informative and provided a great overview of the different sections. The grounds were meticulously cared after and we loved all of the low hanging trees to take pictures with.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of Christchurch's most visited place for family and friend gatherings. Good cafe and restaurant in and out, right by the museum, and most importantly the garden is well taken care of. Beautiful flowers all seasons, plus summer events in the middle of the park are well organised and really relaxing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited in Spring and the trees were beautiful. It's a lovely place to wander through and enjoy the peace and tranquility. It was easy to park (we used Armagh St entrance), paths were good and there is a cafe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great for leisurely stroll Feed the fish from the bridge Kids play area with pool. Free tennis courts Plenty of space for all. Go hug a tree or two

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